There is no doubt that the wealth gap exists in our community. Learning how to invest and investing is key to minimize that wealth gap, not just for ourselves, but for our families. Another way to minimize the wealth gap is looking into a career that pays well. One field that can pay well is alternative investments.
In this episode, Carmen Ortiz-McGhee, the Chief Operating Officer of the National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC), the trade association and largest network of diverse-owned private equity firms and hedge funds, shares with us her money journey and what drove her to advocate for economic opportunity for the underserved. She also shares how NAIC supports women in alternatives.
What you’ll learn about in today’s episode:
- An inside scoop on opportunities and access to capital for women and people of color business owners.
- What the National Association of Investment Companies values and how they help.
- What alternative investments are and the pros and cons to them.
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↳Carmen’s upbringing and her experiences/lessons around money. [3:21]
↳What led Carmen to focus on advocating for economic opportunity for underserved communities. [11:11]
↳Where to look for opportunities and the access to capital for women and people of color business owners (and how the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce can be a resource). [15:39]
↳What the National Association of Investment Companies values and how they help. [20:34]
↳What alternative investments are and the pros and cons to them. [22:04]
↳A behind the scenes look at their initiative called “women in alternatives” and how it works. [27:40]
Resources From This Episode:
Connect with Carmen: www.naicpe.com
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